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“Worth doing but don't pay asking price to get in”
Review of Water Caves

Water Caves
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Pouring with rain so asked Lee on reception at our hotel (Moondance Boutique Resort) for options of things to do. She suggested the water caves and we set off protected with raincoats and hotel umbrellas for the 10 minute walk from our hotel. Had read on Trip advisor not to get ripped off on the admission price and not to pay more than 50RMB. At the ticket office at the bottom of the hill (right on main road) the young girl told us admission price was 120RMB each. We told her we had read this was not correct and told her we would not pay that amount. After a bit of negotiation eventually settled on 50RMB each. When we got up to the caves we were told the next tour was in 15 minutes. Our tour guide was friendly and knowlegeable very safety conscious - constantly pointing out steps etc. He spoke very good English although his accent was a bit difficult to pick up on everything he said. We ended up being the only people on the tour. Formations are amazing and you go down quite some depth into the mountain. It is a bit cheesey with all the coloured lights. A photographer accompanied us and took a few photos of us. We purchased one for 30RMB. Gave the mud baths a miss (water was cold) but soaked in the hot pools for 30 minutes which was very relaxing. A great way to fill in an hour or so on a rainy day.

Thank Tuck33
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

So, first of all, mud cave = awesome. People are really buoyant in the mud; it's fun to play in. I would suggest skipping this activity on cold days. Second, the karst caves are limestone caves; they're really old, and super cool. Especially if you're a geology nerd.

Thank Dina F
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

First of all Water cave very amazing natural caves but more look so amazing they put some light that enhance more beauty on cave, mud bath & hot spring we didn't try because there are so many people..over all view thumbs up!!

Thank mitchbron
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

Nice enough but nothing you haven't seen in other caves around the world.
The mud experience looks quite disgusting and we skipped it. Guess that if you are able to splash in the mud you are also able to wash in the smelling showers outside th cave. The guide spoke English but we couldn't understand a word because her chinese pronounciation

Thank kvky
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

Noisy, kitsch, but it still made me laugh. Kids loved the mudbath! Certainly a must do when in Yangshuo

Thank Loes0605
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